wbinfo - Query information from winbind daemon
wbinfo [-auser%password] [--all-domains] [--allocate-gid] [--allocate-uid] [-Ddomain] [--domaindomain] [-g] [--getdcnamedomain] [--get-
auth-user] [-Ggid] [-h] [-iuser] [-Iip] [-Kuser%password] [-m] [-nname] [-Nnetbios-name] [--own-domain] [-p] [-ruser] [-ssid] [--separa-
tor] [--sequence] [--set-auth-useruser%password] [-Ssid] [-t] [-u] [--user-domgroupssid] [--user-sidssid] [-Uuid] [-V] [-Ysid]
This tool is part of the samba(7) suite.
The wbinfo program queries and returns information created and used by the winbindd(8) daemon.
The winbindd(8) daemon must be configured and running for the wbinfo program to be able to return information.
Attempt to authenticate a user via winbindd. This checks both authenticaion methods and reports its results.
Do not be tempted to use this functionality for authentication in third-party applications. Instead use ntlm_auth(1).
Get a new GID out of idmap
Get a new UID out of idmap
List all domains (trusted and own domain).
This parameter sets the domain on which any specified operations will performed. If special domain name '.' is used to represent the
current domain to which winbindd belongs. Currently only the --sequence, -u, and -g options honor this parameter.
Show most of the info we have about the domain.
This option will list all groups available in the Windows NT domain for which the samba(7) daemon is operating in. Groups in all trusted
domains will also be listed. Note that this operation does not assign group ids to any groups that have not already been seen by win-
Print username and password used by winbindd during session setup to a domain controller. Username and password can be set using --set-
auth-user. Only available for root.
Get the DC name for the specified domain.
Try to convert a UNIX group id to a Windows NT SID. If the gid specified does not refer to one within the idmap gid range then the oper-
ation will fail.
Get user info.
The -I option queries winbindd(8) to send a node status request to get the NetBIOS name associated with the IP address specified by the
Attempt to authenticate a user via Kerberos.
Produce a list of domains trusted by the Windows NT server winbindd(8) contacts when resolving names. This list does not include the
Windows NT domain the server is a Primary Domain Controller for.
The -n option queries winbindd(8) for the SID associated with the name specified. Domain names can be specified before the user name by
using the winbind separator character. For example CWDOM1/Administrator refers to the Administrator user in the domain CWDOM1. If no
domain is specified then the domain used is the one specified in the smb.conf(5) workgroup parameter.
The -N option queries winbindd(8) to query the WINS server for the IP address associated with the NetBIOS name specified by the name
List own domain.
Check whether winbindd is still alive. Prints out either 'succeeded' or 'failed'.
Try to obtain the list of UNIX group ids to which the user belongs. This only works for users defined on a Domain Controller.
Use -s to resolve a SID to a name. This is the inverse of the -n option above. SIDs must be specified as ASCII strings in the tradi-
tional Microsoft format. For example, S-1-5-21-1455342024-3071081365-2475485837-500.
Get the active winbind separator.
Show sequence numbers of all known domains
Store username and password used by winbindd during session setup to a domain controller. This enables winbindd to operate in a Windows
2000 domain with Restrict Anonymous turned on (a.k.a. Permissions compatiable with Windows 2000 servers only).
Convert a SID to a UNIX user id. If the SID does not correspond to a UNIX user mapped by winbindd(8) then the operation will fail.
Verify that the workstation trust account created when the Samba server is added to the Windows NT domain is working.
This option will list all users available in the Windows NT domain for which the winbindd(8) daemon is operating in. Users in all
trusted domains will also be listed. Note that this operation does not assign user ids to any users that have not already been seen by
Get user domain groups.
Get user group SIDs for user.
Try to convert a UNIX user id to a Windows NT SID. If the uid specified does not refer to one within the idmap uid range then the opera-
tion will fail.
Convert a SID to a UNIX group id. If the SID does not correspond to a UNIX group mapped by winbindd(8) then the operation will fail.
Prints the program version number.
Print a summary of command line options.
The wbinfo program returns 0 if the operation succeeded, or 1 if the operation failed. If the winbindd(8) daemon is not working wbinfo will
always return failure.
This man page is correct for version 3.0 of the Samba suite.
winbindd(8) and ntlm_auth(1)
The original Samba software and related utilities were created by Andrew Tridgell. Samba is now developed by the Samba Team as an Open
Source project similar to the way the Linux kernel is developed.
wbinfo and winbindd were written by Tim Potter.
The conversion to DocBook for Samba 2.2 was done by Gerald Carter. The conversion to DocBook XML 4.2 for Samba 3.0 was done by Alexander